Both sides agree to deepen cooperation on border security and to curb insurgency

The 22nd National Level Meeting between India and Myanmar was held from 25to 26 October, 2018.  The Indian delegation was led by Shri Rajiv Gauba, Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India and the Myanmar delegation was led by Major General Aung Thu, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

During the meeting both sides agreed to take action against insurgent groups operating within their territories. The two countries agreed on providing of security cooperation along with international border and facilitating movement of people and trade across the international border.

Both sides agreed to cooperate in preventing smuggling of wildlife and narcotic drugs.  India and Myanmar agreed to strengthen cooperation on international border management including construction of subsidiary pillars to better demarcate the border.

The Myanmar delegation also called on Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh.